Gallaudet, T. H. (Thomas Hopkins), 1787-1851

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From the description of T.H. Gallaudet and Edward Miner Gallaudet papers, 1806-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80754719

Philadelphia-born educator; pioneer in teaching of the deaf.

From the description of ALS : Hartford, to James McFarlane Mathews, 1832 July 5. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122316930

Biographical Note

T. H. Gallaudet

  • 1787, Dec. 10: Born, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1805: B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1808: M.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1814: Graduated, Andover Theological Seminary, Andover, Mass., and became a minister
  • circa 1815 - 1817 : Traveled to England and France to learn ways for teaching deaf people; studied with Abbeé Sicard in Paris, where he learned sign language
  • 1817: Helped found and direct American Asylum, at Hartford, for the Education and Instruction of Deaf and Dumb, Hartford, Conn.
  • 1821: Married Sara Fowle
  • 1851, Sept. 10: 1851, Sept. 10

Edward Miner Gallaudet

  • 1837, Feb. 5: Born, Hartford, Conn.
  • 1855 - 1857 : Taught at school for the deaf founded by his father in Hartford, Conn.
  • 1856: Graduated, Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.
  • 1857: Became first principal of Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Blind, Washington, D.C.
  • 1858: Married Jane M. Fessenden (died 1866)
  • 1864 - 1910 : President, Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C.
  • 1868: Married Susan Skinner Denison
  • 1879: Published A Manual of International Law. New York [etc.]: A. S. Barnes & Co.
  • 1880: Delegate to international convention of instructors of the deaf, Milan, Italy
  • 1886: Invited by British government to visit London, England, to testify before a royal commission on the blind, deaf, and dumb
  • 1888: Published Life of Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Founder of Deaf-Mute Instruction in America. New York: H. Holt and Co.
  • 1917, Sept. 26: Died, Hartford, Conn.

From the guide to the T. H. Gallaudet and Edward Miner Gallaudet Papers, 1806-1958, (bulk 1806-1917), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Brigham, Amariah, 1798-1849. [Letter], 1843 April 17, New York State Lunatic Asylum, Utica, N.Y., [to] T.H. Gallaudet, Hartford, Ct. University of Rochester Medical Center
creatorOf Gallaudet, T. H. (Thomas Hopkins), 1787-1851. Letter, 1848 January 1, Hartford, Conn., to John Schue. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf T. H. Gallaudet and Edward Miner Gallaudet Papers, 1806-1958, (bulk 1806-1917) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Clerc, Laurent, 1785-1869. Laurent Clerc papers, 1811-1896 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Brigham, Amariah, 1798-1849. Amariah Brigham letter, 1843, Jun. 6, Utica, New York, to Rev. T.H. Gallaudet, Hartford, Conn. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Bacon Family., 1824-1879. Papers. Letters. 1824-1879. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn McLean, Allen, 1781-1861. My farewell to the world, and all it contains / Allen McLean. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Clerc, Laurent, 1785-1869. Laurent Clerc papers, 1811-1896 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Earle, Pliny, 1809-1892. Papers, 1806-1897. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Yung, Wing, 1828-1912. Yung Wing papers, 1848-2004 (inclusive), 1848-1910 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State. Transcripts of administrative records of schools for the deaf, 1819-1874 (bulk 1867-1874). Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
referencedIn Earle, Pliny, 1809-1892. Papers, 1806-1897. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Gallaudet, T. H. (Thomas Hopkins), 1787-1851. Autograph letter signed T. H. Gallaudet to: "My dear Sir" May 6, 1834. Wellesley College
creatorOf Gallaudet, T. H. (Thomas Hopkins), 1787-1851. T.H. Gallaudet and Edward Miner Gallaudet papers, 1806-1958. Library of Congress
referencedIn Grant, Mary, d. 1827. Correspondence, 1810-1834. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chancellor, 1827-1890 New York University. Archives.
referencedIn Laurent Clerc papers, 1811-1896 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Autograph File, G, 1641-1991. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Gallaudet, T. H. (Thomas Hopkins), 1787-1851. Letter, 1848 July 26, Hartford, Conn. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn McAllister, John A. (John Allister), 1822-1896,. Albert Newsam Papers. 1861-1868 (bulk, 1833-1864). Porterville Public Library
referencedIn Yung, Wing, 1828-1912. Yung Wing papers, 1848-2001 (inclusive), 1848-1910 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Clerc, Laurent, 1785-1869. Laurent Clere papers, 1811-1896 [microform]. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Fowle, William Bentley, 1795-1865. Papers, 1753-1914, bulk: 1825-1865. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Burke, Frances Maury, 1861-1933,. Trist-Burke family papers, 1834-1936, bulk 1836-1889. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Gallaudet, T. H. (Thomas Hopkins), 1787-1851. Thomas H. Galluadet letter, [1841] August 21 to Colonel Trumbull. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Gallaudet, T. H. (Thomas Hopkins), 1787-1851. ALS : Hartford, to James McFarlane Mathews, 1832 July 5. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State. Administrative records of schools for the deaf, 1818-1831. Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
referencedIn New York University. Office of the Chancellor. Administrative records, 1827-1890. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Bolles, L. Q. C. L.Q.C. Bolles diary, 1824-1826. Massachusetts Historical Society
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associatedWith American Asylum, at Hartford, for the Education and Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb. corporateBody
associatedWith American School, at Hartford, for the Deaf. corporateBody
associatedWith Bacon Family., 1824-1879. family
associatedWith Boatner, Maxine Tull. person
associatedWith Boatner, Maxine Tull. Voice of the deaf; a biography of Edward Miner Gallaudet. 1959. person
associatedWith Bolles, L. Q. C. person
associatedWith Brigham, Amariah, 1798-1849. person
associatedWith Clerc, Laurent, 1785-1869. person
associatedWith Columbia Institution for the Deaf (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Earle, Pliny, 1809-1892. person
associatedWith Fowle, William Bentley, 1795-1865. person
associatedWith Gallaudet College. corporateBody
associatedWith Gallaudet, Edward Miner, 1837-1917. person
associatedWith Gallaudet family. family
associatedWith Gallaudet family. family
associatedWith Grant, Mary, d. 1827. person
associatedWith Kimball, James William, 1812-1885. person
associatedWith Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State. corporateBody
associatedWith Mathews, James M. (James McFarlane), 1785-1870, person
associatedWith McAllister, John A. (John Allister), 1822-1896, person
associatedWith McLean, Allen, 1781-1861. person
associatedWith New York University. Office of the Chancellor. corporateBody
associatedWith Schue, John, 1815-1856. person
associatedWith Trumbull, John, 1756-1843. person
associatedWith Yale University corporateBody
associatedWith Yung, Wing, 1828-1912. person
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Deaf--Education
Physicians--Correspondence
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Educators
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Birth 1787-12-10

Death 1851-09-10

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